Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam
Staughton Lynd, ¡Presente!
People’s historian Staughton Lynd died after an extraordinary life as a conscientious objector, activist, professor, author, lawyer.
50 Years: Truth About Vietnam Peace Agreement Remains Elusive
The Pentagon’s official history says bombardment by B-52s in 1972 pushed the North Vietnamese to negotiate peace. What are the fact?
Mike Davis, radical reporter: 1946–2022
A brilliant radical reporter with a novelist’s eye and a historian’s memory. Activist, radical hero and family man. “City of Quartz” author.
Ngo Vinh Long, Lightning Rod for Opposing the Vietnam War, Dies at 78
After escaping arrest in Vietnam for his antiwar views, he became the most prominent Vietnamese in the US against the war. NY Times Obituary.
Ngô Vĩnh Long (1944-2022)
Vietnam relations author, anti-war movement leader during the US war in Vietnam. History professor at the Univ. of Maine.
The Draft: LBJ’s and Putin’s
When I heard news of Putin’s draft I flashed back to 1968. Tens of thousands of us then graduating were being drafted and sent to Vietnam.
The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby
Director Carl Colby’s compelling portrait of his dad connects two vital relationships—one familial, the other between a man and his country.
The Full Disclosure campaign is a Veterans For Peace effort to speak truth to power and keep alive the antiwar perspective on the American war in Viet Nam — with a series of 50th anniversary events now occurring. It represents a clear alternative to the Pentagon’s current efforts to sanitize and mythologize the Vietnam war and to thereby legitimize further unnecessary and destructive wars.
50 Years of GI Resistance, In and Out of Uniform
2019 is the year that we acknowledge and honor the courage, sacrifice, and moral strength of those who resisted.
Produced by Courage to Resist in collaboration with the Vietnam Full Disclosure effort of Veterans For Peace.
On the Burns/Novick PBS Documentary
Critical responses to the 10-part PBS series by Ken Burns, The Vietnam War (2018)
Philip Jones Griffith's Viet Nam
Highly recommended photo exhibit available to local community arts centers, galleries and schools.
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“All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory.”
— Viet Thanh Nguyen, Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War
Paying The Price For Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson
Paying the Price… Vietnam Veteran S. Brian Willson paid the price for peace by nearly being killed by a military train during a non-violent protest. Since then, he has not stopped calling attention to the US government’s defiance of international law through waging...
50 Years on the Frontlines: Phillip Jones Griffith Photographs
The Philip Jones Griffiths Foundation Presents: A one-page site containing background materials for the acclaimed show. Curated by George Carrano. Click to view more of Philip's photography.
Veterans for Peace Statement Opposing US Bombing of Iraq and Syria
Veterans know from first hand experience that you cannot bomb your way to peace. More bombing will ultimately mean more division, bloodshed, recruitment for extremist organizations, and a continual cycle of violent intervention. Veterans for Peace September 23, 2014 -...
“An Other War Memorial” asks “How do nations remember wars?”
Vietnamese writer Viet Thanh Nguyen (who we quote for this website’s tagline) has created, along with his students, a new website of peoples’ memories of the war.
Memorial Day 2019
PLEASE WRITE A LETTER TO THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL (THE WALL) When then-president Barack Obama announced his government was willing to spend $63 million on a series of commemorations of the American War in Viet Nam stretching over a decade, we in Veterans...
Second Volume of “Letters to the Wall” Now Available
Order via lulu.com The second volume has been put to print and will soon be available through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, etc. We have added a few new touches for this collection of letters delivered to The Wall in 2017 and 2018 — for one, we have provided detailed...
28-page Full Disclosure – Truth About America’s War in Vietnam Vol. 2
The paper is especially important in relation to the upcoming Burns/Novick documentary about the Vietnam War, which will not present the war as the massive U.S. crime based on lies and betrayals that it was. This paper clearly, definitively and very articulately,...